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The following is a list of recent representative projects and clients for which EPA has prepared environmental documentation (EIRs, MNDs and Initial Studies), supported the LEED process, provided expert review, and/or offered strategic technical assistance.


Colorado at lake


EPA prepared the EIR for Lake mixed-use project for the City of Pasadena, a project that included renovation of the historic Constance Hotel and an addition with 156 rooms, new and historically rehabilitated retail spaces..... read more

Crossings on Amigo


EPA prepared the expanded Initial Study and MND for a 90-unit affordable housing community that involved rehabilitation of existing structures and development of new units adjacent to Reseda Elementary School.... read more

Plaza at the Glen


EPA prepared the Draft EIR for the Plaza at the Glen, a regionally significant mixed-use urban community located in the Valley Glen area of Los Angeles. The project would develop the approximately 12.5 acre site with up to 1.5 million square... read more

Sierra Canyon Athletic Field


EPA prepared the expanded Initial Study and MND for athletic fields and recreational facilities to serve Sierra Canyon School. Facilities would include a baseball diamond, a football-soccer field/track and tennis courts built in three phases... read more

Archstone-Smith Hollywood


The Archstone Hollywood project is a mixed-use development of 348 units and approximately 56,000 square feet of office, retail and restaurant space located along the Santa Monica Boulevard... read more

Berendo Street Residential Project


EPA prepared an expanded Initial Study and MND for a 150-unit, 17-story residential project in the Wilshire Corridor near the Vermont Avenue Red Line Station.  The project is located adjacent to an historic apartment building... read more

Ambassador West

City of Pasadena

EPA was selected by the City of Pasadena for the third time to prepare the EIR for the most recent development proposal involving the former West Campus of Ambassador College.  The EIR was certified and the project approved... read more

1500/1360 Figueroa Street Residential Project

Sandwa Investors, LLC

EPA prepared an expanded MND and Initial Study for 393 for-sale units (including ground floor commercial condominiums) in two residential towers to be developed on neighboring (but not adjacent) lots, directly across from.... read more

850 S. Hill Street Residential Project

KOR Group

EPA prepared an expanded MND and Initial Study for a 167-unit for-sale residential project adjacent to one of downtown Los Angeles’ most recognizable landmarks – the Eastern Columbia Building. Historic compatibility and... read more

The Villages at the Alhambra

The Ratkovich Company

EPA prepared a comprehensive Initial Study, a CEQA recommendations report and a schools impact analysis for submittal to the City of Alhambra. These efforts encompassed a range of technical studies and provided... read more

Buena Vista Lofts

Buena Vista Lofts, LLC

EPA prepared CEQA documentation and managed a range of technical studies for inclusion in the public record to support an MND determination by the City of Los Angeles.  The project involved the adaptive re-use of... read more

Parkside Student Housing – Phase 2

University of Southern California

EPA prepared an expanded MND and Initial Study for new student housing at the University of Southern California. The Parkside Student Housing Phase 2 project will alleviate the pressure to accommodate students in... read more

Sierra Canyon Secondary School

Sierra Canyon High School Foundation

EPA prepared the EIR for a 550-student secondary school in Chatsworth.  The school would serve the existing Sierra Canyon elementary and middle school graduating enrollment in the Chatsworth area of Los Angeles. The project... read more

LA Fashion Center

Los Angeles Investment Properties

The expanded Initial Study for a 309,000 square foot wholesale apparel mart in the Fashion District of downtown Los Angeles was recently completed by EPA.  The project fulfills many of the objectives of the City Center... read more

Ambassador College

Shea Homes/Worldwide Church of God

EPA managed a high-level technical team and undertook numerous EIR-related assignments for a revised residential project on the Ambassador College property in the City of Pasadena.  The project evolved from ... read more

Gridley Ranch Affordable Housing

LA Family Housing

EPA prepared an expanded MND and Initial Study for a 64-unit affordable housing project in Sylmar and is also providing strategic assistance for early issue identification to the non-profit developer.  The project would... read more


Ambassador College – Legacy Project

City of Pasadena/Parsons-Harland Bartholomew Associates

EPA undertook all EIR-related assignments for the largest residential project in the City of Pasadena proposed on the former campus of the Worldwide Church of God and Ambassador College.  The project implemented the City's ... read more

Villa Venetia Residential Development

Tuxedo Real Estate LP

EPA prepared a Screencheck EIR for a 479-unit project on a signature property at the entry to the main channel of Marina del Rey.  Although the project was fully compliant with the Local Coastal Program (LCP), it became... read more

Port of Los Angeles Distribution Center

Gaffey Street Ventures

The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest cargo terminal in the United States and is poised for significant expansion to meet 21st century Pacific Rim trading demand.  Developers recently transformed a 63-acre former tank farm site... read more

St. Vibiana’s Cathedral

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles

EPA assisted the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles for the potential redevelopment of the historic St. Vibiana’s site with a new cathedral.  EPA attended original design charettes with nationally renowned... read more

Hughes Missile Systems Site

Regent Properties - DeVry Institute of Technology

This former research and testing facility in the West Hills area of the San Fernando Valley was vacated by Hughes in the early 1990’s and further damaged by the 1994 Northridge earthquake.  Working in conjunction with the Mayor’s... read more


Bel-Air Country Club Practice Course

Bel-Air Country Club

EPA prepared an expanded MND for a state-of-the art practice course on an empty reservoir site adjacent to the club, as well as a private high school.

Sherman Oaks Galleria Renovation

LaSalle Partners Development

EPA prepared an expanded MND for renovation of the Sherman Oaks Galleria, a San Fernando Valley landmark now operating as an open-air retail and entertainment complex with a large office component.